Gambling Zone in Vladivostok

Up until 2006, the gambling business as an entertainment industry was regulated by federal laws (Chapter 29 of the Tax Code and Federal Law “On Licensing of Certain Business Activities”) and local legislation (applying different limitations for establishment of gambling facilities).

 On July 1, 2009, the gambling business was prohibited in Russia, with the exception of five special gambling zones in the Republic of Crimea, Altay region, Krasnodar region, Primorsky region and Kaliningrad region.

 The gambling zone in Primorsky region was built near the town of Artem (35km from Vladivostok), in Muravyinaya Bay.

The gambling zone in Primorye had the soft launch on October 8, 2015 [17], when Tigre de Cristal casino was opened. The grand opening was on November 11, 2015.


The second out of 12 planned hotel & entertainment complexes in Primorsky region had its grand opening on Friday, October 16, 2020. This is one of the biggest tourist investment projects in the Russian Far East, with RUB 3.5 billion invested in the first stage by a Russian investor. The total value of the project is estimated at eight billion rubles.

 Shambala casino is a four-story building built from scratch for two years in Muravyinaya Bay area, not far from Tigre de Cristal. Unlike its competition, the new building does not look like a glassed-in business center but has a more traditional appearance with the concrete exterior.

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